Thursday 17 August 2017


MENDL MARK (1914-October 28, 1942)
            He was born in Cracow, western Galicia.  He received a strongly religious education.  He was active in the Orthodox movement in Cracow.  He contributed to the weekly newspaper Idishe shtime (Jewish voice) in Cracow (1931-1939).  He also placed work in Dos likht (The light) in Cracow and in Dos yidishe likht (The Jewish light) in Kolomaye, among other serials.  He was murdered by the Nazis on bloody October 28 in the Cracow ghetto.

Sources: Sefer kroke (Volume for Cracow) (Jerusalem, 1959); information from Moyshe Zigler in Jerusalem, and from L. Shteyn in New York.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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